Hugh Raymond Biography
Hugh Raymond better known as H.R is the son of the late famous American broadcaster, television host, news anchor, Hugh Downs, and his late wife Ruth Shaheen.
His father, Hugh was also a TV producer, author, game show host, and music composer.
Hugh Raymond Age
Raymond’s date and year of birth are not yet known. His age is therefore still unknown.
Hugh Raymond Parents
Raymond is the son of the late Ruth Shaheen Downs, and the late American broadcaster, Hugh Downs. His parents got married in 1944.
His mother, Ruth, died n March 28, 2017, at the age of 95 years while his father, Hugh died on July 1, 2020, at the age of 99 years.
Five-month voyage With his Father
Raymond once sailed on his father’s boat together with his father and crew on a five-month voyage across the Pacific.
In his book, “Letter to a Great Grandson: A Message of Love, Advice, and Hopes for the Future,” Raymond’s father wrote about the voyage writing;
“I took H.R. with me for the purpose of running to the east end of the lake to see what was over there. Our dock was near the west end.”
Hugh Raymond Siblings
Raymond has one sibling, a sister named Deirdre Downs.
Hugh Raymond Wife
Raymond has led a very lowkey life. It is not known whether he is married or not. More information on his marital status will be provided as soon as it is available.
Raymond’s father died at the age of 99 years on July 1, 2020. His family confirmed that it was not due to COVID-19.
During his career, Hugh has served as the announcer for Tonight Starring Jack Paar from 1957 to 1962, and co-host of the NBC News program Today from 1962 to 1971.
He had also served as the host t of the Concentration game show from 1958 to 1969, and anchor of the ABC News magazine 20/20 from 1978 to 1999.
Hugh Raymond Net worth
Raymond’s net worth is under review. However, his father had an estimated net worth of around $10 million.